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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Football Club

Known as
Melbourne

Nickname
Demons (formerly Red Legs, Fuchsias)

Formed
1858

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Casey; Melbourne WFC; Melbourne Reserves; Casey WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2021 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1900, 1926, 1939-40-41, 1948, 1955-56-57, 1959-60, 1964 (12 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series: 1971, 1987, 1989 (3 total); McClelland Trophy 1955-6, 1958, 1990, 2021 (5 total)

Most Games
306 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

Most Goals
631 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

League Top Goalkickers
V.Coutie (39) 1904; H.Brereton (56) 1912; N.Smith (89) 1941; F.Fanning (67) 1944, (67) 1945 & (97) 1947; D.Neitz (82) 2002 (5 winners/7 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Ivor Warne-Smith 1926 & 1928; Don Cordner 1946; Brian Wilson 1982; Peter Moore 1984; Jim Stynes 1991; Shane Woewodin 2000 (6 medallists/7 medals)

Headquarters
Great Southern Stand (MCG), East Melbourne, VIC 3002

Postal Address
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9652 1111 

Email
info@melbournefc.com.au

Website
melbournefc.com.au

Melbourne



"The seeds of the Melbourne Football Club's greatest ever era began to be sown the following season, in 1952, when favourite son Norm Smith returned from Fitzroy to take over from Alan La Fontaine as senior coach ... and the 1953 season saw the debuts of several players who would go on to play significant roles in the club's impending period of greatness, notably Ron Barassi, Brian Dixon, Ian Ridley, Laurie Mithen and Colin Wilson ..."

Despite their recent lack of success, John Devaney writes that, as the foundation club, their place in the game's history is assured

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1967 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1967 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Melbourne 2.33.76.89.13 67 WON North Melbourne 3.35.88.128.14 62 5 ARD Apr 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Melbourne 1.34.57.79.8 62 LOST Geelong 6.18.311.614.11 95 -33 MCG Apr 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Melbourne 3.33.59.710.9 69 WON St. Kilda 1.24.76.99.13 67 2 MOO Apr 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Melbourne 0.12.74.95.15 45 LOST Carlton 7.28.313.716.8 104 -59 MCG May 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Melbourne 2.16.46.812.10 82 LOST Footscray 4.66.810.912.11 83 -1 WES May 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Melbourne 3.26.911.1213.15 93 WON Fitzroy 2.12.45.87.9 51 42 MCG May 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Melbourne 1.33.64.86.10 46 LOST Essendon 5.36.68.810.12 72 -26 WIN May 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Melbourne 0.67.1312.1518.17 125 WON Hawthorn 7.38.412.512.8 80 45 GLE Jun 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Melbourne 3.26.513.919.14 128 WON South Melbourne 2.44.910.1212.17 89 39 MCG Jun 12 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
10 A Melbourne 3.25.38.512.9 81 LOST Richmond 6.312.720.1124.14 158 -77 MCG Jun 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Melbourne 2.54.77.99.11 65 LOST Collingwood 3.47.512.914.14 98 -33 MCG Jul 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Melbourne 4.36.57.58.7 55 WON North Melbourne 0.41.93.175.22 52 3 MCG Jul 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Melbourne 2.24.45.88.9 57 LOST Geelong 2.17.48.613.12 90 -33 KAR Jul 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Melbourne 1.21.43.78.10 58 LOST St. Kilda 4.75.119.1712.19 91 -33 MCG Jul 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Melbourne 1.52.93.106.13 49 LOST Carlton 2.14.46.57.10 52 -3 PRI Aug 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Melbourne 1.53.84.97.12 54 WON Footscray 0.41.75.87.9 51 3 MCG Aug 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Melbourne 2.24.58.79.8 62 LOST Fitzroy 1.35.95.118.18 66 -4 PRI Aug 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Melbourne 1.53.76.108.12 60 WON Essendon 1.73.95.117.14 56 4 MCG Aug 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1967 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
5 Aitken, Chris 4 26 6.5 8 2.0 34 8.5 15 3.8 0 0.0     1 6 6 1.5 4 40
15 Alves, Stan 18 296 16.4 48 2.7 344 19.1 83 4.6 0 0.0     18 27 7 0.4 5 47
11 Anderson, Tony 14 182 13.0 15 1.1 197 14.1 41 2.9 0 0.0     10 15 0 0.0 1 1
23 Bowden, Adrian 10 96 9.6 15 1.5 111 11.1 22 2.2 3 0.3     9 21 0 0.0 0 0
17 Comben, John 1 8 8.0 1 1.0 9 9.0 4 4.0 0 0.0     1 5 0 0.0 0 0
6 Davis, Frank 17 195 11.5 14 0.8 209 12.3 44 2.6 0 0.0     23 18 0 0.0 0 0
24 Dillon, Ross 13 126 9.7 30 2.3 156 12.0 70 5.4 10 0.8     16 29 19 1.5 18 132
9 Dixon, Brian 18 357 19.8 56 3.1 413 22.9 77 4.3 3 0.2     40 21 6 0.3 6 42
38 Dowsing, Rob 8 93 11.6 11 1.4 104 13.0 12 1.5 0 0.0     12 7 15 1.9 10 100
10 Emselle, Ken 18 250 13.9 113 6.3 363 20.2 36 2.0 1 0.1     33 26 19 1.1 20 134
39 Feldmann, Rick 3 36 12.0 9 3.0 45 15.0 5 1.7 0 0.0     8 6 2 0.7 3 15
28 Feldmann, Derek 2 12 6.0 3 1.5 15 7.5 1 0.5 0 0.0     4 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 Foster, Rob 14 154 11.0 23 1.6 177 12.6 39 2.8 56 4.0     15 18 2 0.1 4 16
12 Fowler, Chris 5 26 5.2 8 1.6 34 6.8 10 2.0 34 6.8     6 10 0 0.0 3 3
31 Groom, Ray 18 212 11.8 42 2.3 254 14.1 71 3.9 136 7.6     22 30 1 0.1 2 8
33 Hardeman, Gary 8 76 9.5 13 1.6 89 11.1 13 1.6 1 0.1     11 11 1 0.1 2 8
20 Jacobs, Graeme 5 49 9.8 8 1.6 57 11.4 12 2.4 6 1.2     6 12 3 0.6 1 19
8 Johnson, Bob 'Tassie' 17 136 8.0 25 1.5 161 9.5 52 3.1 11 0.6     9 18 1 0.1 2 8
34 Jones, Brent 1 10 10.0 3 3.0 13 13.0 7 7.0 12 12.0     1 4 0 0.0 0 0
22 Kenneally, Bryan 17 272 16.0 65 3.8 337 19.8 45 2.6 13 0.8     35 29 6 0.4 5 41
30 Langford, Bob 1 5 5.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 4 0 0.0 1 1
19 Leahy, Terry 8 68 8.5 9 1.1 77 9.6 9 1.1 1 0.1     15 10 2 0.3 1 13
21 Lees, Ted 2 19 9.5 5 2.5 24 12.0 6 3.0 26 13.0     3 6 1 0.5 2 8
29 Mann, Harold 'Hassa' 17 325 19.1 66 3.9 391 23.0 79 4.6 1 0.1     57 35 38 2.2 20 248
37 Massey, Bernie 7 32 4.6 6 0.9 38 5.4 8 1.1 0 0.0     5 11 0 0.0 0 0
49 Murnane, John 2 12 6.0 2 1.0 14 7.0 2 1.0 0 0.0     1 3 0 0.0 0 0
7 Osborne, Graham 13 106 8.2 11 0.8 117 9.0 27 2.1 3 0.2     14 23 7 0.5 12 54
36 Osborne, Ken 6 37 6.2 7 1.2 44 7.3 9 1.5 0 0.0     6 5 2 0.3 3 15
44 Quinn, Tom 5 22 4.4 20 4.0 42 8.4 5 1.0 53 10.6     7 11 0 0.0 1 1
4 Smith, Peter 15 111 7.4 11 0.7 122 8.1 50 3.3 6 0.4     18 16 18 1.2 22 130
2 Stewart, Bob 10 31 3.1 3 0.3 34 3.4 5 0.5 0 0.0     11 8 0 0.0 0 0
18 Stone, Neville 12 137 11.4 21 1.8 158 13.2 32 2.7 1 0.1     9 3 6 0.5 6 42
43 Sullivan, Tony 2 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
40 Toll, John 2 12 6.0 4 2.0 16 8.0 1 0.5 0 0.0     1 4 0 0.0 0 0
16 Townsend, John 6 75 12.5 31 5.2 106 17.7 16 2.7 2 0.3     4 3 5 0.8 7 37
32 Vagg, Barrie 14 126 9.0 17 1.2 143 10.2 25 1.8 0 0.0     20 13 7 0.5 15 57
46 Walker, Max 7 70 10.0 8 1.1 78 11.1 28 4.0 93 13.3     11 9 2 0.3 3 15
25 Whitton, Geoff 3 26 8.7 3 1.0 29 9.7 9 3.0 28 9.3     6 10 0 0.0 2 2
35 Williams, Don 17 237 13.9 32 1.9 269 15.8 63 3.7 1 0.1     14 23 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 360 4064 11.3 770 2.1 4834 13.4 1033 2.9 501 1.4     482 510 176 0.5 181 1237
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.